Gen. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.

Portrait of Brigadier General Samuel Beckley Holabird (1826-1907), who served as a quartermaster during the U.S. Civil War and was named the 17th Quartermaster General from 1883-1890. In this capacity he helped make significant improvements to the living conditions of soldiers by providing better clothing and equipment and building new barracks, hospitals, store houses and mess halls.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.36

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Generals--American--1860-1870 | Generals | Military uniforms | Military officers | Quartermasters--United States | Holabird, Samuel Beckley, 1826-1907
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.36 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890

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